Tickets are on sale now for Our Lady of the Lake’s third annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 13 from 6 to 11 p.m. The celebration, which features traditional German food, craft beers, live music and raffles, takes place under the big tent on the parish grounds at 32 Lakeside Avenue in Verona. Tickets are $60 per person through September 23, then $70 per person. Remaining tickets, if any, will be available at the event door for $75 per person.
Tickets can be ordered online at the special, secure Oktoberfest Web site, or purchased at the Our Lady of the Lake Rectory (973-239-5696) during weekday business hours or after all masses on Saturday evenings and Sunday mornings. A limited number of reserved tables for 10 are available as well. Tickets for the 50/50 raffle, at $10 each, can be purchased at the same time.
And don’t forget the second annual Kinderfest on Friday, October 12 from 4 to 9 p.m. Admission is free, and there will be food, live music and fun for the whole family. Food will be available for purchase from local restaurants. Tickets can be purchased for rides, attractions, crafts and carnival games.
Opportunities abound for local businesses and professionals to sponsor Oktoberfest and Kinderfest and support the good work that Our Lady of the Lake does. Proceeds from Oktoberfest and Kinderfest benefit Our Lady of the Lake’s continuing outreach programs, including its very popular high school Youth Program, and support Our Lady of the Lake’s 2011 National Blue Ribbon elementary school.